NYSE:SNE - Sony Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$49.22 -0.34 (-0.69 %)
(As of 06/22/2018 03:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$49.56
Today's Range$48.89 - $49.67
52-Week Range$36.25 - $53.91
Volume761,403 shs
Average Volume1.21 million shs
Market Capitalization$60.95 billion
P/E Ratio14.96
Dividend Yield0.40%
Sony logoSony Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and sells electronic equipment, instruments, and devices for consumer, professional, and industrial markets worldwide. It offers LCD televisions, optical pickups, mobile phones, tablets, audio equipment and video conference systems, batteries, broadcast and professional-use video equipment, and DVD-players/recorders; and Blu-ray Disc players and recorders, ROMs, CDs, DVDs, and UMDs. The company also provides Internet broadband network services to subscribers, as well as creates and distributes content through its portal services to various electronics product platforms, such as PCs and mobile phones; and interchangeable lens cameras, compact digital cameras, and consumer and professional video cameras, as well as display products comprising projectors and medical equipment. In addition, it offers PlayStation hardware, including home and portable game consoles; network services relating to game, video, and music content; and packaged software and peripheral devices, as well as complementary metal oxide semiconductor image sensors, charge-coupled devices, large-scale integration systems, and other semiconductors. Further, the company produces, acquires, and distributes live-action and animated motion pictures, as well as television programming, including scripted series, daytime serials, game shows, animated series, made for television movies and miniseries, and other programming; operates a visual effects and animation unit; manages a studio facility; and operates television and digital networks. Additionally, it produces and distributes recorded music, animation titles, and game applications; engages in music publishing business; and provides life and non-life insurance, savings products, and loans. The company was formerly known as Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo Kabushiki Kaisha and changed its name to Sony Corporation in January 1958. Sony Corporation was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Household audio & video equipment
SectorConsumer Discretionary


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.17
Current Ratio0.92
Quick Ratio0.80


Trailing P/E Ratio14.96
Forward P/E Ratio12.75
P/E Growth2.49

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$77.15 billion
Price / Sales0.81
Cash Flow$6.0616 per share
Price / Cash8.12
Book Value$25.98 per share
Price / Book1.89


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.29
Net Income$4.42 billion
Net Margins5.68%
Return on Equity13.27%
Return on Assets2.46%


Outstanding Shares1,263,560,000

Sony (NYSE:SNE) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sony's stock symbol?

Sony trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "SNE."

How often does Sony pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sony?

Sony announced a None dividend on Thursday, June 29th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 30th will be given a dividend of $0.078 per share on Friday, June 9th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 28th. View Sony's Dividend History.

How were Sony's earnings last quarter?

Sony Corp (NYSE:SNE) issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April, 27th. The company reported ($0.12) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.10 by $0.22. The company had revenue of $1,951 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1,993.05 billion. Sony had a return on equity of 13.27% and a net margin of 5.68%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $21.90 earnings per share. View Sony's Earnings History.

When is Sony's next earnings date?

Sony is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 7th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Sony.

What price target have analysts set for SNE?

6 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Sony's stock. Their forecasts range from $39.93 to $85.29. On average, they expect Sony's share price to reach $62.61 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Sony.

Are investors shorting Sony?

Sony saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,704,310 shares, an increase of 68.2% from the April 30th total of 1,607,893 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,213,191 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 0.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View Sony's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Sony's key competitors?

Who are Sony's key executives?

Sony's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kazuo Hirai, Chairman (Age 58)
  • Mr. Kenichiro Yoshida, CEO, Pres, Representative Corp. Exec. Officer & Director (Age 59)
  • Mr. Hiroki Totoki, Exec. VP, Representative Corp. Exec. Officer & CFO (Age 54)
  • Mr. Shigeki Ishizuka, Exec. VP, Corp. Exec. Officer and Pres of Professional Solutions & Services Group (Age 60)
  • Mr. Tomoyuki Suzuki, Exec. Deputy Pres & Corp. Exec. Officer (Age 64)

Has Sony been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about SNE stock have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Sony earned a media sentiment score of 0.23 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the company an impact score of 46.30 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are Sony's major shareholders?

Sony's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Gamco Investors INC. ET AL (0.38%), Gabelli Funds LLC (0.24%), Summit Trail Advisors LLC (0.11%), Minneapolis Portfolio Management Group LLC (0.10%), Northern Trust Corp (0.09%) and Millennium Management LLC (0.07%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Sony.

Which institutional investors are selling Sony stock?

SNE stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, Sei Investments Co., Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Cavalry Management Group LLC, BlackRock Inc., PNC Financial Services Group Inc. and Dynamic Technology Lab Private Ltd. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sony.

Which institutional investors are buying Sony stock?

SNE stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Gluskin Sheff & Assoc Inc., NorthCoast Asset Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Atwood & Palmer Inc., Eagle Global Advisors LLC, Rockefeller Capital Management L.P. and United Capital Financial Advisers LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Sony.

How do I buy shares of Sony?

Shares of SNE can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Sony's stock price today?

One share of SNE stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.22.

How big of a company is Sony?

Sony has a market capitalization of $60.95 billion and generates $77.15 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $4.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $3.29 on an earnings per share basis. Sony employs 128,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Sony?

Sony's mailing address is 1-7-1 KONAN MINATO-KU, TOKYO M0, 108-0075. The company can be reached via phone at 813-6748-2111 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sony (SNE)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  406 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  282 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  688
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sony and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe SNE will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe SNE will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 6/22/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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